Our Annual Spring Lecture is quickly approaching! Please join us March 29th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the SIS Founders Room as we welcome Dr. Mindy Fullilove, MD, Professor of The New School. Dr. Fullilove's research has focused on the health problems caused by inequity. She has conducted research on AIDS and other epidemics in poor communities, with a special interest in the relationships among urban renewal, the collapse of communities, and declines in health. The talk will be co-sponsored by the Center for Health, Risk, and Society which specializes in applying social science theories, concepts, and methods to the study of health.
How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We Can Do About It
Root Shock examines three different U.S. cities to unmask the crippling results of decades-old disinvestment in communities of color and the urban renewal practices that ultimately destroyed these neighborhoods for the advantage of developers and the elite.
Restoring Joy in America's Sorted-Out Cities
Mindy Thompson Fullilove presents ways to strengthen neighborhood connectivity and empower marginalized communities through investigation of urban segregation from a social health perspective. "Fullilove passionately demonstrates how, through an urbanity of inclusion, we can heal our fractured cities and make them whole again."
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